Tag: embarrassing moments

Don’t Just Turn the Other Cheek, You Need to Wash It, too

Yesterday, I heard the words every parent dreads. “Dad, I did something embarrassing this morning.” I was in the bathroom at our Sunday School, and I was hoping I had misunderstood  him. “What?” “I did something embarrassing in Sunday School this morning.” It’s amazing how many thoughts can race through your mind in a matter of…

Give Derf a chance

I knew there could be a problem the moment I heard my mom say, “We found the weirdest message at work, and we’ve been trying and trying to figure out what it means.” But I’m getting a bit ahead of the story. I’ve always found coincidences to be a funny thing. I’m always amazed at some of…

How I unwittingly became a criminal

It was a dark and stormy night . . . Ok, it wasn’t really dark. Or stormy. In fact, it was a bright, sunny August day. But dark and stormy would have at least given me an excuse for one of my most embarrassing moments. It was the summer before my senior year in high…